Opportunities for, and implications of, skill mix changes in health care pathways: Pay, productivity and practice variations in a needs-based planning framework

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2SNr0FI on February 22, 2020 at 01:51PM Publication date: Available online 22 February 2020 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Stephen Birch, Jon Gibson, Anne McBride, Munros team Abstract Health workforce planning is traditionally based on demographically-driven ‘silo-based’ models in which future requirements for particular health professions are determined […]

Reading for marketplace designers from Andreessen Horowitz

from Market Design at http://bit.ly/3c1ZQCn on February 22, 2020 at 01:32PM Scott Kominers forwards this interesting reading list (which includes a nice summary of market design by him and Tom Eisenmann): Reading for Marketplace Entrepreneurs It appears on the Andreessen Horowitz website https://a16z.com/marketplace-100/ , which is well worth a look for those interested in starting a marketplace company, […]

Effect of a National Population-based Breast Cancer Screening Policy on Participation in Mammography and Stage at Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Taiwan

from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2Ve4is0 on February 22, 2020 at 12:16PM Publication date: Available online 21 February 2020 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Cheng-Ting Shen, Fang-Ming Chen, Hui-Min Hsieh Abstract In Taiwan, a Cancer Screening Quality Improvement Program (CAQIP), implemented in 2010, provides financial support to qualified hospitals to improve accessibility. This study examined whether the […]

Between a rock and a hard place: comparing arms’ length bodies for public involvement in healthcare across the UK

from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2vXpHe8 on February 22, 2020 at 12:16PM Publication date: Available online 21 February 2020 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Stewart Ellen, Angelo Ercia, Scott L. Greer, Peter D. Donnelly Abstract Arms’ length bodies are often seen as a tool of technocratic governance, designed to insulate decision-making from the politicizing pressures of populist […]

Lost in definitions: reducing duplication and clarifying definitions of knowledge and decision support tools. A RAND-modified Delphi consensus study

from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/38TKvBS on February 22, 2020 at 12:16PM Publication date: Available online 21 February 2020 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Dunja Dreesens, Leontien Kremer, Jako Burgers, Trudy van der Weijden Abstract Background A review of tools for knowledge translation and decision support yielded an abundance of tool types and confusion over the definitions […]